With the employment pressure becom ing heavier，seeking an good job has become more and more difficult.If you want to be a successful job seeker and would like to find a job that is just right for you in a short time，then this book w ill serve as one of your best advisers on your new career path.
It is true that the book is not a guarantee of a job offer，for not all the advice or tools or tactics given in this bookw ill apply to your specific situation and work for your job search.Yet they still can assist you in opening new doors and help you get into the jobmarket successfully.The book offers you many available tools and techniques that you can use in your job search，and at the same time，it allows you to make modification to fit your personal style and specific needs.And that has been a central focus in writing this book.
The book consists of five chapters，which cover the basic steps of job search:careering planning，English recruitment advertisement，writing cover letters，preparing resumes and finally，interview ing.The first and second chapters were written by Zhang Chun-ling，the third by He Qing，the forth by Fu Bai-wei and the fifth chapter by Liu Li.The whole book was checked and organized by Zhang Chun-ling.
Career planning makes you understand the importance of career planning and the process of career planning.It will show you how to make self-assessment，how to make career exploration，how to set career goals and finally work out an action plan to accomplish the goal.
Searching job information mainly focuses on how to conduct searching a specific job and how to understand recruitment adverts online，or on newspaper or other publications.
Writing cover letters，preparing resumes and interview ing are the three essential tools for you to sell yourself to your potential employers.The book provides a practical and comprehensive guide to help you draft the best possible winning cover letters and resumes for any position，and teaches you how to perform well when you go for an interview and finally leads you to your ultimate goal.This book is a compilation of techniques，tactics，methods and approaches specifically designed for entry-level job hunting.It can be the textbook to vocational college students or a reference book to anyonewho is either looking for a job now or possibly in the future.
As the time is pressing，errors and om issions may inevitably exist in the book，hence，your criticism and advice w ill be highly appreciated.
Finally，we hope to express our sincere thanks to Fudan PublishingHouse for their great support to this book.
Chapter1 Career Planning
Section1 Conduct Self-assessment
Section2 Make Career Exploration
Section3 Setting Career Goals
Section4 Make an Action Plan
Chapter2 English Recruitment Advertisements
Section1 Basic Items of Recruitment Advertisements
Section2 Types of English Recruitment Adverts
Section3 Models of English Recruiting Adverts
Chapter3 Guidelines for Writing a Cover Letter
Section1 A Cover Letter
Section2 How to Write a Cover Letter
Section3 Layout of an Envelope
Section4 Other Layouts
Section5 Useful Expressions
Section6 Practical Samples for a Cover Letter—Hard Copy Version（I）
Section7 Practical Samples for a Cover Letter—Hard Copy Version（II）
Chapter4 A Guide for Resume Writers
Section1 Why and where to Use Your Resumes
Section2 Necessary Elements of an English Resume
Section3 Resumes Layouts
Section4 Electronic Resumes
Section5 Practical Samples of English Resumes
Chapter5 English for Job Interview
Section1 Your Outward Appearance
Section2 Things to Take with You
Section3 Know about the Company
Section4 Common Interview Questions（1）
Section5 Common Interview Questions（2）
Section6 Common Interview Questions（3）
Section7 Interview Etiquette
Section8 Samples of Job interview Conversation